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7123.2.55.001 - Agricultural State Profile, Victoria, 2004-05  
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In 2004-05, Victoria produced more tomatoes than any other state. In 2004-05, Victorian farmers produced 237,000 tonnes of tomatoes, ahead of Queensland (85,800 tonnes) and New South Wales (76,100 tonnes).


TOMATOES, Victoria, year ended 30 June

Production
'000 t
Area
ha
Yield
t/ha

2001
329.2
4,602
71.5
2002
^ 262.4
4,122
63.7
2003
210.8
3,338
63.2
2004
270.2
3,345
80.8
2005
236.8
3,454
68.6

^ data subject to sampling variability between 10% and 25%
Sources: Agriculture, Australia (cat. no. 7113.0) and Agricultural Commodities, Australia (cat. no. 7121.0).

In 2004-05, 76% of all tomatoes produced in Victoria came from the Goulburn Statistical Division (179,000 tonnes) and 14% came from the Loddon Statistical Division (32,500 tonnes).

TOMATOES, PRODUCTION, 2004-05

Statistical Division
'000 t

Melbourne
* 0.8
Barwon
* 1.4
Western District
-
Central Highlands
** -
Wimmera
** -
Mallee
** 22.8
Loddon
^ 32.5
Goulburn
178.9
Ovens-Murray
** 0.1
East Gippsland
** 0.1
Gippsland
* 0.2
Victoria
236.8

- nil or rounded to zero (includes null cells)
^ data subject to sampling variability between 10% and 25%
* data subject to sampling variability between 25% and 50%
** data subject to sampling variability greater than 50% and is considered too unreliable for general use
Source: Unpublished ABS data available on request, 2005 Agricultural Survey.

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